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One for the Money (2012)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 27 January 2012 (USA)
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Unemployed and newly-divorced Stephanie Plum lands a job at her cousin's bail-bond business, where her first assignment puts her on the trail of a wanted local cop from her romantic past.

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After losing her job, Jersey girl Stephanie Plum is broke. Needing a job she is told that her cousin, a bail bondsman, needs someone to help out in the office. But the only job openings he has are for skip tracers. She learns that Joe Morelli, a guy she knew intimately years ago, is one of the "skips". She eventually finds him but wasn't really prepared so he gets away. Another bounty hunter, Ranger, tries to teach her. Eventually she finds Morelli again, but he claims he is innocent of the crime he is accused of and he is trying to prove his innocence. Eventually Stephanie thinks he's telling the truth so she stakes out the person who can help him. She only finds herself in trouble and Morelli saves her. She tries to find someone who can prove his innocence, but the problem is that shortly after meeting with them they're killed or attacked. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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She's looking for a few not-so-good men.


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Rated PG-13 for violence, sexual references and language, some drug material and partial nudity | See all certifications »

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27 January 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Sólo por dinero  »

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$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,515,790, 29 January 2012, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$26,414,527

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$36,893,721
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Janet Evanovich told USA Today that "Katherine Heigl is the perfect Stephanie Plum" and that nowadays whenever she writes about Stephanie Plum, she sees Heigl's face in her head. See more »

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In addition to Stephanie referring to her cousin as "Sgt" Gazarra, we see him wearing both the single bar of the Lieutenant on his collar, and the double bars of a Capt. He obviously didn't get promoted, as we later see him wearing the Lt. bar again. See more »

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Stephanie Plum: [v.o] There's some men who enter into a woman's life and screw it up forever. Joe Morelli did this to me. He was the big catch in our neighborhood, and I thought I caught him when I gave him my virginity on the floor of the Tasty Pastry Bakery I worked at when I was 17. Unfortunately for me, he never called after. Unfortunately for him, I hold a grudge.
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I thought the One for The Money was a fun movie. I have watched it several times and was hoping they would continue with sequels. I am sure that the low ratings here will help ensure that does not happen though. The only thing that I wish we saw more were some of the side stories form the books. But, of course, that is hard to do with a movie. You just can't add everything from the book or the movie would be 6 hours long. I was looking forward to watching these characters develop like we have seen them in the books. One of my favorite castings was Shari Sheppard as Lula. She worked that role perfectly. I was able to find the movie in the discount bin however, and now I can watch it whenever I want.


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